CDR-1308: SR Set: National Monuments and Monuments to Genius

The images in this set are suggested by Nikolaus Pevsner in his book "A History of Building Types." His examples include monuments referring to persons or leaders or events instrumental in creating a nation or in celebrating the sense of nationhood, or national genius. Pevsner drew on the nineteenth century classical types inherited from the Romans: the column, as in Trajan's Column; the triumphal arch like those of the Emperors Titus and Constantine; and the equestrian statue such as that of Marcus Aurelius. We have gone beyond this threesome of classical types with the inclusion of such monuments as the Vietnam War Memorial. 8/16/2013



SUk-0139
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Title: Albert Memorial
Description: plinth group: symbols of agriculture, historic personages below
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
aam-0878
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Title: Statue of Liberty
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
XIR-073961
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Title: Statue of Liberty, by Bartholdi, in the workshop of the Gayet foundry, Rue de Chazelles, before her departure for New York
Creator(s): Paul-Joseph-Victor Dargaud
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Lal-04309
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Title: The Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island, New York
Creator(s): English School
Vendor: Look and Learn
Ard-9899
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Title: Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: General view, looking south, from Piazza di Venezia
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-9897
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Title: Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: General view, looking southeast, showing the base of the monument from Piazza di Venezia
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-9900
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Title: Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: Side view, looking east, showing the west flank and the lateral quadrigae on the tops of the two small temples at each side
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-9902
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Title: Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: Close view of the large bronze equestrian statue of Vittorio Emanuele II
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Jia-0222
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Title: Forum of Caesar
Description: View NW toward Monument to Victor Emanuel II (1185-1911)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pib-0012
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Title: King Victor Emanuel II Monument
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: Profile view of Equestrian Monuments with monumental stairs
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pib-0013
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Title: King Victor Emanuel II Monument
Creator(s): Giuseppe Sacconi
Description: Equestrian Monument and view over Rome skyline
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pib-0041
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Title: India Gate (All India War Memorial Arch), Bombay
Creator(s): Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens
Description: Total from E with canopy for statue of King George V
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pib-0040
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Title: India Gate (All India War Memorial Arch), Bombay
Creator(s): Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens
Description: Total from W with canopy intended to cover statue of King George V
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pib-0042
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Title: India Gate (All India War Memorial Arch), Bombay
Creator(s): Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens
Description: View through arch E to canopy for statue of King George V (statue later removed to Coronation Park)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ard-32766
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Title: Lenin's Mausoleum
Creator(s): Aleksey Shchusev
Description: Context view, looking north on Red Square, with the Kremlin walls at far left
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-32767
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Title: Lenin's Mausoleum
Creator(s): Aleksey Shchusev
Description: General view, showing the east entry with Kremlin walls behind
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-32769
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Title: Lenin's Mausoleum
Creator(s): Aleksey Shchusev
Description: Frontal view, showing the east entry
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-32768
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Title: Lenin's Mausoleum
Creator(s): Aleksey Shchusev
Description: General view, showing the east entry
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ver-01401
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Square
Description: View across square towards Mehmetcik and Defense of Rights Towers, flanking exit to Lions Way.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01399
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Square
Description: Defense of Rights Tower, west colonnade pavilion.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01381
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Tower of Liberty
Creator(s): Emin Onat
Orhan Arda
Description: One of pair of facing pavilions, located at entrance to complex. Pyramidal roof with traditional bronze spearhead.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01382
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Liberty Statue Group
Description: Three men: a student, villager, and soldier. Representing education, productivity, defense.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01384
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Lions Way
Description: Avenue leading to Victory Square, lined by twelve pairs Hittite- style lion sculptures.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01397
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Square
Description: View across square towards west colonnade. (mausoleum on right)
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01388
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Mausoleum
Description: View from South-east.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01389
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Mausoleum
Description: Close view from South-east.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01398
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Square
Description: West colonnade, view from North-east.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01392
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Relief Sculptures
Description: Flanking steps of mausoleum podium. West side. Battle of the Commander-in-Chief, War of Independence.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01394
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Relief Sculptures
Description: West side. Battle of the Commander-in-Chief. Detail, Victory, personified as a woman.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01393
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Relief Sculptures
Description: West side. Battle of the Commander-in-Chief. Detail, battle scenes.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01395
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Relief Sculptures
Description: Flanking steps of mausoleum podium. East side. Battle of Sakarya, War of Independence.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01400
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Victory Square
Description: West colonnade. View along interior aspect.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01607
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Mausoleum
Description: Interior. Hall of Honour. View towards north end, and monolithic sarcophagus of Ataturk. Walls and floor of coloured marble.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01608
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Mausoleum
Description: Interior. Hall of Honour. View, east side with four recessed rooms.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-01609
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Title: Mausoleum of Ataturk Complex: Mausoleum
Description: Interior. Hall of Honour. South entrance end, with brass lattice gates.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ard-41209
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Title: Trafalgar Square
Creator(s): Charles Barry the Elder
John Nash
Description: Looking south, view down Whitehall Street; Fountains designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1939.
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-41222
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Title: Trafalgar Square
Creator(s): Charles Barry the Elder
John Nash
Description: View of the column, from south on Whitehall Sreet; The monument was designed by architect William Railton in 1838, built 1840-1843. The statue of Nelson is 18 ft. tall, the column is 151 ft.
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-41236
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Title: Trafalgar Square
Creator(s): Charles Barry the Elder
John Nash
Description: Commemorative column to Admiral Lord Nelson, view of Lord Nelson; The monument was designed by architect William Railton in 1838, built 1840-1843. The statue of Nelson is 18 ft. tall, the column is 15
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-41234
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Title: Trafalgar Square
Creator(s): Charles Barry the Elder
John Nash
Description: Lions at the base of commemorative column to Admiral Lord Nelson; The four huge bronze lions were sculpted by Sir Edwin Landseer and added in 1857.
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.
Ard-41235
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Title: Trafalgar Square
Creator(s): Charles Barry the Elder
John Nash
Description: Lions at the base of commemorative column to Admiral Lord Nelson, from the north; The four huge bronze lions were sculpted by Sir Edwin Landseer and added in 1857.
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.